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Terracotta oinochoe: chous (jug)

Period:
Classical
Date:
2nd half of 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1924
Accession Number:
24.97.34
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 159
Children playing at, or parodying, a Dionysiac procession
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Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 158-59, fig. 108, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 158-59, fig. 108, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1933. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th ed. p. 4, fig. 1, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1941. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th ed. p. 4, fig. 1, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Bieber, Margarete. 1949. "Eros and Dionysos on Kerch Vases." Hesperia Supplement, VIII: pp. 31-8, pl. 5.1a-b.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 103, 244, pl. 84e, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1986. Atherion-Eros, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 3. Dionysos, no. 825, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Boardman, John. 1989. Athenian Red Figure Vases: The Classical Period, a Handbook. fig. 370, London: Thames and Hudson, London.

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Steinhart, Matthias. 2004. Die Kunst der Nachahmung : Darstellungen mimetischer Vorführungen in der greiechischen Bildkunst archaischer und klassischer Zeit. pl. 30, 3,4, Mainz am Rhein: Verlag Philipp von Zabern.

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